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The Article: Social Entrepreneurship on the Move in East Africa
The Publisher: DevEx Impact
The Scoop: The recent Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya brought together world leaders and showcased how the social enterprise movement is taking hold in the country.
The Article: Pioneering Social Solutions in the Arab World
The Publisher: Huffington Post Impact
The Scoop: The Middle East is home to 59 million people living on less than $2 a day. Local entrepreneurs are working to create jobs for those people and the more than 200 million under the age of 24 now entering the workforce.
The Article: $2.3M Partnership Will Study Accelerators, Especially In Emerging Markets
The Publisher: Forbes
The Scoop: Do accelerators really help launch startups? A new initiative is aiming to study the benefits and drawbacks of one of social enterprise’s biggest trends.
The Article: What Entourage’s Adrian Grenier Learned From Billionaire Michael Dell
The Publisher: Business Insider Australia
The Scoop: From considering your legacy to keeping your goals in check, actor Adrian Grenier passes on some sage wisdom he learned from Dell founder, Michael Dell.
The Article: JP Morgan Pitches In To Help Entrepreneurs Launch Social Ventures in Hong Kong
The Publisher: South China Morning Post
The Scoop: A new endeavor in Hong Kong aims to put more than 600 experts in business, academics and entrepreneurship to work as mentors to aspiring social do-gooders.